'''Electronic Arts Inc.''' ('''EA''') is an American video game company
headquartered in Redwood City, California|Redwood City
. Founded and incorporated on May 28, 1982 by Trip Hawkins
, the company was a pioneer of the early home computer
games industry and was notable for promoting the designers and programmers responsible for its games. As of 2014, Electronic Arts was the world's fourth-largest List of video game companies|gaming company
by revenue after Tencent
The company sparked controversies over its advertising efforts, and acquisition of other studios.
Currently, EA develops and publishes games under several labels including EA Sports
titles ''FIFA (video game series)|FIFA
'', ''Madden NFL
'', ''NHL (video game series)|NHL
'', ''NCAA Football series|NCAA Football
'', ''NBA Live (video game series)|NBA Live
'', and ''SSX...